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167 reviewed resources for microbial

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The Effects of Colloidal Silver on Microbial Growth: Investigating Snake Oil Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can your classes solve the problem of the smelly sweat sock? Young scientists complete a lab investigation that begins by using electrochemistry to generate colloidal silver. They use their solutions to test the rate of microbial growth...
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Interactive Biogeochemical Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars gain understanding of several of the biogeochemical processes in microbial mats. They acquire knowledge of the different roles of organisms in a microbial mat ecosystem. They understand how microbial mat ecosystems...
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Investigating Anti-Microbial Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Join the fight against bacteria. An open investigation shows pupils different aspects of antimicrobial substances, such as disinfectants, deodorants, or plant oils. They design and conduct their own experiments on the effectiveness of...
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Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Winogradsky columns are ideal for observing the role of bacteria and other microorganisms in an ecosystem. This student activity guide is complete with data tables for observations and analysis questions for processing what was observed....
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The Microbial Jungles All over the Place (And You)

For Students 7th - 12th
The microbes are gathering, organizing, dividing, reproducing, forming communities, and cooperating. We're surrounded but we can't even see these tricky little organisms. Use this short video to introduce viewers to biofilms and then...
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Overview of Infectious Diseases

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students work through stations on Microbial Evolution, Where Are They?, Global Burden of Disease, and Public Health. They respond to twelve questions related to the four stations.
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Overview of Infectious Diseases

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and describe microbial evolution through an experiment using the sheets. They complete nine questions related to infectious diseases and where they are located.
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AP: Chapter 18: Microbial Models

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
AP biology and college microbiology classes benefit by completing this seven-page worksheet on microbes. An exhaustive set of questions addresses the characteristics and reproduction of viruses, classification and uses of bacteria, and...
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Introduction to Saline Environments & Microbial Halophiles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
If you do not mind wading through unrelated headings (This is not for a physics or STEM course, as it states.) and content (The lesson opens with an article about neurology, not halophiles.), then you will find a valuable resource on...
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Microbial Universe - Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Continue learning about microbes, focusing on DNA and research in part three. The abundance of genetic material is beyond our scope so far. Finish up with part four to find out just where research is taking us in these findings.
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Microbes & History: Microbial influence on the spread of Civilization

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars explore how to extract plant fibers from the flax plant Linum usitatissimum in the process of making linen fibers. Doing so spark interest in the importance of microbial action on the spread of human culture and civilization.
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Factors Affecting Microbial Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a lecture on four factors that influence microbial growth and they discuss how to test the optimal growth requirements of a designated bacterium. They design and carry out laboratory investigations to test growth of...
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Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the Classroom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Substances that decompose with the help of living organisms do so at different rates. Scholars experiment with Winogradsky columns to determine the rate of decomposition, the oxygen and sulfide content changes, and bacteria levels. The...
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Microbial Universe - Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where is bacteria found? See where bacteria and other microbes help and hurt humans. Microscopic images are shown along with images of people and places. Begin looking into this tiny universe with part one of a four-part series....
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Microbial Universe - Part 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Part two begins right where part one left off: discussing the potential for infections from microbes. Treatment of diseases is covered as well as the steps taken to prevent infection. New bacteria and viruses continue to develop, but not...
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Microbial Universe - Part 4

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scientists and researchers progress in their research toward growing the microbe SAR-11. Though they have not accomplished this yet, they strive for greater understanding of microbes in general, and how they help us in our world. End...
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Food Safety Lab

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students use the scientific method to investigate the role of temperature in microbial growth. In this food preservation lesson, students set up an experiment with fruit in room temperature and in a refrigerator. They record the...
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Physical Agents for Microbial Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, high schoolers take part in an examination of the graphic organizer to determine the different types of environments and how they effect the survival of microbes.
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Natural Selection

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wondered what would happen if the Earth changed significantly? Explore this question and others with your class as they investigate microbial selection. Individuals use varying sizes of beans to conduct an experiment to demonstrate...
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You and Your Microbes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans are like planets, hosting a plethora of microbial communities. This concept is explored with vivid narration and animation, bringing to light the benefits of the huge variety of microbes that live in and on our bodies. What a fun...
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Hazards of Defrosted Food

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Peas spoilage hot, peas spoilage cold: examine the bacterial growth on newly defrosted peas versus peas that have been defrosted for 24 hours. Using the session one questions in the "Microbes and Food Spoilage" PDF, learners will make...
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Ice Mummies: Frozen in Heaven

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars conduct an experiment to investigate the rate of microbial growth at different temperatures. Students predict what will happen to the food at various temperature and test their hypotheses. Young scholars describe the...
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Introductory Microbiology

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view a Reading Rainbow video on germs and discuss microbial diseases. They grow cultures of Staphylococcus aureus and then estimate and graph the count for their own bodies and those of the class.
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Microbial Influence on Earth's Systems

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different biogeochemical cycles on Earth. In this biology lesson, students observe microbes under a microscope. They compare and contrast respiration and photosynthesis.

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